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  • Living an Eco-Friendly Magical Path

    Nature is something in which many of us pagans, witches or magical practitioners feel close to. Whether that’s magically working with plants, revering Earth deities, or simply appreciating the energies of the Earth wherever we get to experience them. To a lot of us, nature is a living, breathing entity, which deserves our respect. To…

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  • How to Build An Altar

    When beginning a spiritual journey, you may find that you require a space to perform your magical workings or honour your deities or spirits. A place that is sacred, an area devoted to magic, to divinity, towards making your desires manifest in your life. An altar is just this – somewhere that you’ve dedicate to…

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  • Pagan and Christian Syncretism in English Folk Magic

    In many systems and cultural traditions of folk magic, there are themes of Christianity found in the core structure of the practice. Within the spells, charms or incantations recorded in folklore, old cunning folk practices or witch trial records, we see the use of Psalms, Divine names for example – something which I outlined in…

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  • Written Charms in English Folk Magic

    The practice of folk magic in the British Isles is vast and rich, with each country having such diverse and culturally nuanced customs. The magical history of England encompasses a large variety of sources to gather insight from, but one main example is looking to the cunning folk and their practices we have records of.…

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  • The Harm of Healing Crystals

    A common practice within pagan and magical traditions is the use of natural materials. In our spells, rituals, offerings and general magical practices, we utilise a lot of ingredients. Be this herbs, essential oils, or crystals, etc., we enjoy them for their inherent magical qualities. Whilst magical traditions, such as witchcraft, do not need to…

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  • Disposing of Spells in an Eco-Friendly Way

    One of the aspects of performing spells, rituals or making offerings to spirits that isn’t talked about enough, is what to do with the items when they’re done or you’re finished with them. There’s a lot of focus in books and online about how to craft certain spells and what ingredients to include, but not…

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